Lemony pheasant recipe

Lemony pheasant

  As I type the house is filling with the lovely lemony smell of this fab but simple dish! In case you’re wondering the photos you see here are of a previous incarnation – known in the trade as one that I made earlier! Being a Norfolk country girl pheasant has always been a favourite…

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Pickled lemons

I’ve been making these lovely pickled lemons for years from a recipe in an old BBC paperback called the Perfect Pickle Book. It’s one of those battered books that I come back to every year at this time of the year as the recipes are just spot on – even though the hand knitted jumper…


Blackcurrant and blueberry jam therapy

Life has been very hectic over the past few weeks to say the least !  Work has been manic and we have my mother in law Dora living with us as she is very frail and her previous living situation became intolerable. She was doing really well until a couple of weeks ago when she suffered another…

Morning walk

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A key lost in mists of mellow fruitfulness!

Following  my last post writing about the end of the summer, the start of Autumn has brought us some lovely warm sunny weather.  The early mornings have been very seasonal with gentle mists of mellow fruitfulness and it’s been lovely walking the country lanes.  Yesterday morning I was in my usual Monday daze and I…

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Walk with a purpose

We just about in the middle of the school holidays but sadly we’re not going to be able to get away anywhere this year for a lot of reasons. There is a lot to keep us here this week. Firstly my daughter Reya is in the middle of getting her braces fitted. So far this…


Morning walk – 22nd July

It would be fair to say that I haven’t been very motivated to write and post much just lately.  I’m still walking in the mornings and taking lots of photos on my new “phone friend” as well as driving every one nuts by taking pictures with my lovely 6D 1.4 50mm combo in the kitchen…

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